Top Hands for Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma & Colorado

at Workforce Staffing (view profile)
Location Overland Park
Date Posted September 26, 2021
Category Tower Lead
Job Type Full-Time
Base Salary 25-31/hour
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address Overland Park


Top Hand Job Description:

Great pay, benefits including Life Insurance, 4 weeks/1 week schedule, fly you home on off weeks, per diem, hotel card, great opportunities to advance!

As a Top Hand you will be expected to lead team members on the tower top with construction, installation, and maintenance of communication equipment. Along with performing the hands-on field work, the Top Hand is expected to organize the workflow for his crew members, provide feedback to the LTE Foreman, help mentor newer technicians.



  • Show a consistent track of successful projects completed on-time and on-budget.
  • Pass pre-employment and random drug screens
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to pass a DOT medical exam
  • 3 to 8 years of climbing and tower work experience
  • Ability to work with a team(s) to perform a wide variety of technical telecommunications construction work
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs. minimum
  • Must be able to pull your own body weight, plus equipment weight, up a vertical tower repeatedly.
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Technical reading aptitude
  • Skilled in computers and/or mobile devices for submitting Daily Work Reports, Close-Out-Packages and/or Time Sheets. Possess basic computer skills (i.e., E-mail, Excel, Word)

Job Responsibilities Including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to review CDs/scope and identify/document any tower top out-of-scope items
  • Inspecting work performed by team members for accuracy and quality
  • Manage the safety and performance of team members on the tower
  • Performing swaps of cellular and radio antenna, upgrade to fiber-optic cables, and increase site capacity
  • Expert in FULL COP process including photos, forms, etc.
  • Competent with test gear (Anritsu, ODM, and PIM)
  • Competent in all aspects of line and antenna system installation, replacement, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of UMTS, 4G(LTE) and 5G
  • Trouble shoots Alarms / RSSI issues at sites using supplied sweep gear
  • Knowledge on the use of a protocol adapter to set RETS and capture the RET logs to submit with COP
  • Prepare the JSA and effectively communicate all hazards and rescue plan and assign important task to crew members
  • Full understanding of RFDS, and Port Matrix
  • Proper use and working knowledge of both antenna alignment tool and Anritsu to provide documents for the customer close out package.
  • Fill out required paperwork and redlines.

Required Certifications:

  • Competent Climber and Rescue
  • Certified Rigger
  • OSHA 10
  • RF Awareness
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Blood Borne Pathogen
  • NWSA Level TTT-1
  • Sweep Certified
  • OTDR
  • Ability to obtain NWSA Level TTT-2


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